Peru http://wlrn.org en Power To Peru: The (Quiet) Latin American Boom That's Making South Florida Swoon http://wlrn.org/post/power-peru-quiet-latin-american-boom-thats-making-south-florida-swoon <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Peru is the loudest Latin American boom you’ve probably never heard – but should.</span></p><p>These are the kind of macroeconomic data that made the world swoon over Brazil in the 2000s:</p><p>Ÿ● Peru’s economy has grown an average of almost 7 percent the past four years. Wall Street expects equally robust growth for the next five years.</p><p>Ÿ● Wall Street also ranks Peru No. 2, behind only South Korea, when it comes to resisting external shocks to its economy.</p> Tue, 01 Jul 2014 21:35:58 +0000 Tim Padgett 34836 at http://wlrn.org Power To Peru: The (Quiet) Latin American Boom That's Making South Florida Swoon From Pets To Plates: Why More People Are Eating Guinea Pigs http://wlrn.org/post/why-more-americans-are-eating-guinea-pigs You may best know the guinea pig as a nervous little pet that lives in a cage and eats alfalfa pellets.<p>Now, the rodents are increasingly showing up on plates in the United States.<p>South American restaurants on both coasts seem to be pushing the trend, answering to demand mostly from Andean expats for what is considered a fine and valuable food in Ecuador, Peru and Colombia. Middle-class foodies with a taste for exotic delicacies are also ordering, photographing and blogging about guinea pig. Tue, 02 Apr 2013 19:00:11 +0000 11807 at http://wlrn.org From Pets To Plates: Why More People Are Eating Guinea Pigs Why Miami Food Lovers Should Know Who Gaston Acurio Is http://wlrn.org/post/why-miami-food-lovers-should-know-who-gaston-acurio <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">If you don't know who Gaston </span>Acurio<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> is, chances are you will soon. Fri, 22 Feb 2013 15:00:00 +0000 Trina Sargalski 9789 at http://wlrn.org Why Miami Food Lovers Should Know Who Gaston Acurio Is